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Table 1 Univariate Statistics for Independent, Dependent, and Control Variables

From: A national study of chaplaincy services and end-of-life outcomes

(N = 3,585 Hospitals) Number Percent
Hospitals with Chaplaincy Services 2457 68.5
Hospitals in Western States 630 17.6
Hospitals with Palliative Care 1092 30.5
Specialty Hospitals 19 0.6
Mean S.D.
Rate of Hospital Deaths 34.9 7.6
Rate of Hospice Enrollment 29.2 12.2
Population Density 2.2 2.4
Number of Hospital Beds 3.9 1.8
Socio-Economic Status (Proportion of Medicaid Patients) 1.5 2.9